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Grameen Foundation Appoints Christopher Tan Regional CEO for Asia

Will Lead Initiatives to Expand Poverty-Focused Financial and Information Services in the Region November 14, 2012 – Grameen Foundation has announced the appointment of Christopher A. Tan as regional CEO for Asia. Tan, who previously served as Grameen Foundation’s Regional Director for East and Southeast Asia, will lead the organization’s

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Acumen and Grameen Foundation Study Poverty Rates and Impact of Ziqitza Health Care Limited

Mumbai, India, Sept. 10, 2014 – Acumen, a leading social impact investor addressing poverty across Africa and South Asia, together with Grameen Foundation India recently partnered to better understand caller poverty levels for Ziqitza Health Care Limited, an Acumen investee providing emergency ambulance services in India. The study was funded

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Acumen and Grameen Foundation’s Ziqitza Study is selected as the Editor’s choice report for the “Practitioner’s hub for Inclusive Business”

A groundbreaking report assessing patients who use ZHL emergency ambulance service in India is now public. Whether you work in health, stoves, fertiliser or anything else, this report has relevance, because it demonstrates how to understand more about who your clients are, how low income segments they are, how many

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GFI explores a User-Centered Design approach to Product Development in Microfinance

The Indian microfinance sector has long been criticized for following a one-size-fits-all approach to products and significantly under-investing in innovation. The primary reason for this is a perception that product customization for the low income segments is a cost, rather than a strategic investment. Similar concerns have been raised about

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